Most popular coffee cultures around the world
“Variety is the spice of life.” -William Cowper. And this variety made us unique. Likewise coffee has a diversity and unique taste around the globe, from being a Hot cheese drink in Finland to canned cup in Japan to a dark roasted ice coffee in Vietnam.
Hot coffee is poured over chunks of cheese curds in Finland. While it might sound unappealing, Finnish people adore the strange combo. After you eat the coffee, you eat the cheese with a spoon.
Roasted and finely ground coffee beans are simmered in a special copper. Turkish coffee is special in that it’s prepared unfiltered, and so you drink it with the grounds.
A true, Italian espresso comes with a slice of lemon. The lemon is rubbed on the rim of the cup, the idea being that the sourness of the lemon enhances flavors in the coffee.
Vietnamese iced coffee is made with coarsely ground dark roast coffee, which is brewed straight into a cup of condensed milk and ice through a French dip filler.
Simmered with a cinnamon stick, traditional Mexican coffee uses unrefined cane sugar and is served in a clay mug, which locals believe brings out coffee’s flavor.
For those who enjoy the coffee on the sweeter side, Spain’s cafe bonbon is sure to please. Intensely thick and sugary, an equal amount of condensed milk is stirred into black coffee.
Invented by a Nestcafe’ representative in 1957, the frappe’ is a popular summer beverage in Greece, consisting of instant iced coffee drowned in milk foam.
This fragrant blend of dark coffee melds together warm spices like cardamom, black pepper, cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg create a fragant and potent brew.
The French love to take their morning drink with equal parts streamed milk and freshly brewed coffee. The trick is to serve it a big cup to make for easy croissant dipping.
It might seem small, but it’s strong a Cafe’ Cubano. It’s an espresso brewed with no milk, sweetened with sugar.
Ethiopians don’t just drink coffee, they make a ceremony out of it. The ceremony involves roasting the beans, grinding the beans, brewing, straining and serving the coffee.
What’s better than a perfect cup of Joe? A canned cup of Joe you can get from shops and even vending machines. It’s easy, it’s tasty and it’s served hot or cold.
The Germans know how to drink coffee. Their popular coffee is a mixture of dark coffee, rum and sugar, topped with whipped cream. Yum!
Similar to a cappuccino, this drink is espresso topped with steamed milk and milk foam, and often some whipped cream and cocoa powder.
Similar to a latte, though smaller in volume, this Kiwi fave is made by pouring micro-foam (steamed, velvety milk) over a shot of espresso.
This delicious powerful drink, which can be served hot or cold, is three parts black coffee and seven parts Hong Kong style milk tea, a mix of black tea and milk.
The most popular coffee in USA isn’t a PSL, it’s a GIBRALTAR. It’s simple a double shot of espresso, topped with a shot of steamed milk and served in a Gibraltar glass.